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Hurricane Mitch / Central America / Nicaragua, Honduras #421435

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 05, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The scope of the disaster in Central America from Hurricane Mitch reviewed; flood scenes shown. [Nicaraguan ambassador to US Francisco AGUIRRE-SACASA - describes the impact of the hurricane on the Nicaraguan people.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Honduras: Lucia Newman) The efforts in Honduras to recover from the destruction caused by the hurricane featured; scenes shown from outside Tegucigalpa, Nicaragua, of the wreckage and of laborers working on the road to the city.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw; Tegucigalpa: Lucia Newman) Statistics on the death toll in Honduras cited. The difficulties for Honduras in dealing with this devastation to its infrastructure and crops discussed.

Newman, Lucia;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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